Business Administration (MBA)
New Skills to Meet New Challenges
- Master of Business Administration
- 1-2 years
Why Study Business Administration?
Saint Francis’ online MBA program focuses on values-based decision-making, combining the most up-to-date skills instruction in high-demand fields with traditional Franciscan ethics. Our degree program gives you the skills to positively impact your organization, with the flexibility to take classes on your own time, and the support of experienced online instructors and a network of alumni mentors. The online MBA is an immersive program with a quantitative business focus utilizing a case-based, problem-solving methodology that facilitates your personal and professional transformation.
National median salary for management occupations
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Why Study Business Administration at Saint Francis?
The Saint Francis MBA program lets you customize your degree with no additional costs or instructional time. MBA students take a streamlined 36 core credits comprised of the most critical skills needed for organizational leaders and managers.
Saint Francis offers fully online courses, taught asynchronously so you can do the work on your own time, with structured deadlines to keep you on track to graduate quickly. Classes are taught in short eight-week sessions with six start dates throughout the year.
Saint Francis draws on decades of excellence and experience in business education and Franciscan traditions and values that stretch back centuries but remain vitally relevant in today’s complex ethical landscape.
The Value of Saint Francis
Furthering your education is an investment in yourself and your future. Saint Francis promises a return on that investment and makes it easy to get an advanced degree at a cost that makes sense. Our programs are streamlined to help you achieve your degree with the fewest possible credit hours to save you time and money.
- 36 Credit Hours
- $535 per credit hour
- 12-24 Months to Complete Your Degree
“Receiving my MBA at the University of Saint Francis allowed me to build leadership and management skills that I use on a daily basis. My MBA from the University of Saint Francis was a vital part of my professional life.”Eden Lamb (BA ’11, MBA ’13) Manager of Salomon Farm Park, Outdoor Recreation and Boating, Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation
“The MBA I earned at Saint Francis played a big role in my professional journey. It gave me diverse classes in marketing and business ethics, which added to my strengths from a leadership standpoint.”Mike Zawahri, MBA ’14 Director of Finance and Administration, Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority
“The MBA program at Saint Francis helped identify and expand my untapped management strengths to my training in the creative arts. The faculty, alumni and students at Saint Francis are unparalleled and continue to serve as a community for opportunities in my field.”Colleen Huddleson (MBA ’05) VP & Chief Programming Officer, Fort Wayne Museum of Art
“I recommend the Saint Francis MBA Program as it will help me to excel in my career. With the online program, I have the ability to complete the assigned assignments on my own time while working full time. I would encourage the program to anyone who wants to continue in their education but understands the need to continue working to provide for their needs.”Libby Laker (BS ’22, current MBA student) Assistant Director of Admissions, University of Saint Francis
“I was looking for a way to expand my career opportunities, and Saint Francis’ MBA program allowed me to do just that. Being in a group of great leaders, I was able to push myself to achieve even greater heights. And as an added bonus, the virtual platform allowed me to have the opportunity to further my career while also growing a family.”Ashley Roby (MBA ’17) Accounting Services Onboarding Manager, Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Fort Wayne office
Faculty and Teaching Style
A Saint Francis degree begins with a foundation in Franciscan values and ethics and their application to issues in business. Our ethical focus underpins and informs every aspect of Saint Francis education. Our faculty are experts in their field who are driven by their values, making for a unique graduate program that aligns with your beliefs and empowers you to foster peace and justice in your workplace.
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